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3 Telltale Signs That You Need To Be Delegating Your Work More

The whole purpose of having a hierarchy (managers and lower-level employees) at the office is so leaders can have help in getting work done. One of the most essential tasks of any successful leader is the ability to delegate. (more…)

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Is Emotional Intelligence Just A Buzzword, Or Do All Managers Need It?

When interviewing possible managers to fill an empty position, leaders often assess a person’s overall intelligence (such as their IQ levels) and their industry-specific intelligence. However, many fail to screen for one vital aspect of their acumen – emotional intelligence. (more…)

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The Top 3 Blogs You Should Be Reading About Employee Motivation

The next time you reach for your phone, consider doing something productive when you search the web other than checking your social media account. If you are a manager, subscribe to the following 3 blogs to learn more about motivating your team players to succeed.…

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3 Ways To Demotivate & Alienate Your Staff

With leaders today being aware that having engaged staff members is vitally important, there are a multitude of articles about how to encourage engagement. (more…)

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3 Ways To Prepare For A Mediation Session With Your Team

A conflict at work is inevitable at one time or another. Whether it is between yourself and another employee or between other colleagues, different attitudes and opinions mean that a disagreement is bound to come up. (more…)

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3 Ways The Best Managers Can Improve Their Empathy Skills

When trying to improve leadership skills, managers often focus on delegation, communication and time management. However, an important skill that every boss needs to possess in order not only to be respected, but liked, is empathy. (more…)

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3 Tips On Monitoring Work You’ve Delegated (Without Micromanaging!)

All managers have found themselves in a situation where they had assigned work to their team only to get it turned in late or not at all, or receive something completely different than what was needed. You don’t want to micromanage your team and look…

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2 Ways You Can Turn Your Team From Sheep Into Leaders

The most common complaint that all managers have is lack of time to focus on their responsibilities. It’s not uncommon for leaders to be bombarded with questions and concerns the minute they walk through their office doors, and have to put out fires throughout the…

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The 3 Main Benefits For A Manager When Empowering Your Staff

There is so much advice for managers on how to empower their staff. Sources explain how this process can reduce employee turnover, raise moral and productivity and create a better company culture. (more…)

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Why You SHOULD Give Unlimited Holidays To Your Staff

How would you feel about your employees deciding when and how long their holiday leave should be? Most organisations not only track how much of their annual leave employees use, they track their daily hours. (more…)

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3 Signs You Should Invest In Change Management

Change can be a stressful and unpredictable time, which is why many managers avoid messing with the status quo. A popular belief is that if something is not broken, you shouldn’t fix it; however, if you don’t make innovation a priority, you will likely fall…

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3 Things NOT To Do In Your Employee Appraisals

Employee appraisals provide an opportunity for the employee and the boss to sit down one-on-one to discuss progress and goals, so why is it that these meetings are often dreaded and pointless? Well, lack of appraisal training springs to mind. Too many managers turn up…

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